How To: Replace The Battery In Your iPhone 5 In Under 10 Minutes [VIDEO]

How To Replace The Battery On Your iPhone 5 In 10 Minutes

Despite a few rare cases of faulty batteries, the battery life on the iPhone 5 is actually pretty good. If you disagree completely with this statement then chances are you may require a replacement battery. Actually replacing the battery of your iPhone is easier than you might think and even cheaper than you probably think. […]

Never Run Out Of Battery Life Again With The PowerBar [Deals]


If you’ve been wishing for an easy way to charge your smartphone when you’re on the go, look no further because now you can with this portable PowerBar smartphone charger. Simply, plug your PowerBar into your smartphone and the charging will begin. Never have your smartphone die on your again with this powerful little portable […]

Battery Woes Being Reported With iOS 6.1.3, Here Are Some Solutions


I am sure you could have expected this article to come at some point after the release of iOS 6.1.3. ZDNet has reported that the iOS 6.1.3 firmware has troubles with battery life (doesn’t every firmware version?). If you browse Apple’s technical support forums and Twitter, however, you will indeed find that many people have reported battery woes on […]

Reveal Battery Percentage Only When You Want To With The BatteryPeek Cydia Tweak

BatteryPeek Status Bar

Now that you’ve successfully jailbroken your iPhone 5, iPad Mini or other device running on iOS 6.1, it’s time to install some cool and useful tweaks. If you haven’t, you can refer to our guides and get it over with. Here’s a new tweak that lets you hide the battery percentage, and reveal it only […]

Major Battery Life Issues Reported With iOS 6.1, Here Are Some Solutions

It seems like almost every firmware iteration I write an article regarding battery life issues. Yesterday, TheNextWeb wrote a large piece on the amount of Apple support threads claiming issues with battery life on iOS 6.1. I have heard mixed stories from comments and Twitter about whether battery life has been effected on iOS 6.1. […]

Could The iOS 6.0.2 Firmware Kill Your Battery Life? Many Seem To Think So

iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain

When Apple released the iOS 6.0.2 firmware, not much was known about it, besides the fact that it fixed a bug that could impact Wi-Fi. My guess was that this could have had something to do with improving the reliability when being connected to a 5GHz band Wi-Fi network, but it could very well could […]

Apple Finds New Battery Suppliers, As Samsung Stops Supplying Them


According to a TechCrunch report today, Apple will be getting their Macbook and iPad batteries from a new supplier, as Samsung SDI (the division of Samsung that makes batteries) has ditched their arrangement with Apple. The iPad maker will now be sourcing their batteries from two Chinese firms, Amperex Technology Limited and Tianjin Lishen Battery. […]

New Power Amp Design Could Save Your Phone’s Battery Life


If you have a modern smartphone, with a big screen and some form of high speed data, you’re probably really sick of charging it. Most smartphones these days need to be charged almost every day, because they suck more power than ever before. One of the biggest causes of this electricity suck is power amplifiers […]

Purported iPad Mini Battery Photos Leaked, Has 16.7 Watt-Hour Capacity


In the last few weeks a lot of purported iPad Mini parts have been surfacing online. We’ve seen plenty of mockups, housings, displays and other parts that claim to belong to the iPad Mini. Apple is rumored to unveil the device at a special event on October 23rd. In fact, several big sites like AllThingsD […]

Researchers From UC San Diego Can Charge Your Batteries Twice As Fast With Math


According to EurekAlert, a news service operated by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Engineers at US San Diego have developed a formula that will allow batteries to run more efficiently. According to the report the estimation algorithms would allow batteries to be made up to 25% cheaper and fully charge in half the time. The algorithms would […]